Buzfuz on 6 Music 5 weeks in a row
Monday, 26 March 2012 16:49
Tracks from the forthcoming "Go To The Devil And Shake Yourself" album by Sgt Buzfuz have been played on Gideon Coe's show for 5 weeks running now, with the deputising Tom Ravenscroft playing "Here Come The Popes Part 4" last week. "It's a peculiar record" he said. "But I think I rather like it."
Sheepy on the radio
Monday, 12 March 2012 12:22
Frank Skinner played "Glum" on his show on Saturday. Sheepy's second single is out April 2nd.
Thomas Truax Joins Blang
Sunday, 11 March 2012 13:49
We’re proud to welcome Thomas Truax to the Blang label with his new “Monthly Journal” album. Well-known for his storming live shows, his array of self-built and -invented instruments and his oddball and charming songs Thomas made his first appearance outside his native US at Blang at the 12 Bar in 2003.
“Monthly Journal” is the result of Thomas’s 2011 project to write, record and release to radio a song each month. This resulted in several spins from Jarvis Cocker and an interview with Mark Radcliffe on 6 Music.
“ a fabulous album, and a great place to start if you’re keen to discover this maverick mad sonic inventor. Truax is so incredibly creative, and, like all of his previous albums, there is layer upon layer of weirdness and surreal enchantment to be discovered with each new listen. This is a worthy addition to the already formidable Truax canon.” (Pennyblack)
Some early reviews:
Sheepy's debut EP out now
Monday, 28 November 2011 12:48
The debut 5 track Predator download EP from Liverpool’s Sheepy is out today (BLANG 38)! As played by Mark Radcliffe on Radio 2 last week and as heard soundtracking the Scottish goals on Soccer AM.
‘classic indie-guitar songwriting... the title track has a non-stop, melodic, powerpop rush and undeniable charm. 'Bread And Noodles' is early Super Furry Animals jamming with Teenage Fanclub and is all the better for it. A superb debut and definitely a talent to keep your eye on’ (Sounds XP)
‘a voice tailored by superior beings… brilliant… a pop classic’ (Unpeeled)
‘Quite simply a great track’ (Soccer Am Site)
Watch the video filmed in Liverpool's Sefton Park video
Buy now from the Blang shop
Sgt Buzfuz - Danny's Room/Molly's Bar single
Saturday, 04 June 2011 14:06
The new Sergeant Buzfuz double A side “Danny’s Room/Molly’s Bar” single (BLANG 33) is out now in all download shops.
The first reviews are up:
Whisperin And Hollerin
New Singles Review Blog (Single Of The Day, scroll to May 31)
And here’s a video of the A side:
The band promote the single here:
Tuesday June 7 12 Bar Club LONDON (see below)
Friday June 17 The Grain Barge BRISTOL
And this new feature recognises Buzfuz as part of a new “Post-Folk” scene
Milk Kan on the radio
Monday, 23 May 2011 11:26
Milk Kan’s new single “Why Should The Devil Have All The Best Tunes” was played by Huw Stephens on Radio 1 last week while Steve Lamacq gave two spins on Radio 2 to “The View From The Top”, a track from the forthcoming album “The Junk Shop”. Single out June 6, album June 13.
Slate Islands debut single out now
Wednesday, 13 April 2011 11:15
The debut Slate Islands single “You Are The One” (Blang32) is out now. It’s backed by “The Plunge” and is out in all download stores.
Here is the video for the single
There’s a review at Sounds XP here
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